Administration

  Dorkins 09:31 30 Mar 2007
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I know that this subject must have been gone over many times before so i hope members will forgive me asking for guidance yet again.

Expect new computer to arrive one day nect week and as i will be the Administrator will it be possible for me to stop teenage sons from accessing porn or other objectionable sites? Thanks all

  wee eddie 10:17 30 Mar 2007

Give it a password that only you are likely to know and then only visit that Account on special occasions.

Then log your own account in the same way as the kids. That bit over.

Not really is the answer to your question. There are a number of programs that will restrict surfing but are only useful with those that are under 10yo or over 50.

There are Key Loggers which will monitor their use of the net, but a friend who installed one said that he spent so long trying to follow what his 14yo was up to that he gave up after a couple of weeks.

  recap 10:24 30 Mar 2007

You could try SmartBlock click here

  Kate B 12:15 30 Mar 2007

If you're getting Vista on your new machine, set up a limited account for your sons and apply the excellent parental controls. And make your admin password totally unguessable.

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